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Supporting the running and analysis of trials of web-based behavioural interventions: the LifeGuide

Yang, Yang, Osmond, Adrian, Chen, Xiaoyu, Weal, Mark, Wills, Gary, De Roure, David, Joseph, Judith and Yardley, Lucy (2009) Supporting the running and analysis of trials of web-based behavioural interventions: the LifeGuide At 5th IEEE International Conference on e-Science, United Kingdom. 07 - 09 Dec 2009. 8 pp.

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Behavioural interventions - packages of advice and support for behaviour change - are one of the most important methodologies and technologies employed by social scientists for understanding and changing behaviour. A typical web-based behavioural intervention study includes the designing, deploying, piloting and trialling of the intervention as well as data analysis. We have developed a research environment named LifeGuide, which covers the full scope of this process, enabling social scientists to carry out intervention studies with minimal technical expertise. In this paper, we present how the LifeGuide can assist and accelerate intervention research, particularly focusing on supporting the running and analysis of trials of webbased behavioural interventions along with the case study of an intervention.

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Published date: 7 December 2009
Venue - Dates: 5th IEEE International Conference on e-Science, United Kingdom, 2009-12-07 - 2009-12-09
Keywords: behavioural intervention
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Electronic & Software Systems, IT Innovation


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Date deposited: 07 Oct 2009 14:39
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:58

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Author: Yang Yang
Author: Adrian Osmond
Author: Xiaoyu Chen
Author: Mark Weal ORCID iD
Author: Gary Wills ORCID iD
Author: David De Roure ORCID iD
Author: Judith Joseph
Author: Lucy Yardley

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